SPACE TECHNOLOGY

Electronics and electro-optics that must withstand harsh conditions in space, such as radiation, temperature extremes, and long periods without maintenance

Radiation-hardened multiplexers for manned spacecraft and satellites introduced by Intersil

Radiation-hardened multiplexers for manned spacecraft and satellites introduced by Intersil

MILPITAS, Calif., 28 Aug. 2015. Intersil Corp. in Milpitas, Calif., is introducing the ISL71840SEH and ISL71841SEH radiation-hardened multiplexers for manned spacecraft and satellites.

Army orders attack drones

U.S. Army aviation experts are ordering 19 MQ-1C Gray Eagle unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and satellite UAV control stations.

Boeing joins Lockheed Martin and Raytheon to develop multi-warhead killer missile defense

Boeing joins Lockheed Martin and Raytheon to develop multi-warhead killer missile defense

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., 14 Aug. 2015. The Boeing Co. is joining rivals Lockheed Martin Corp. and Raytheon Co. in an effort to develop a ballistic missile defense multi-warhead killer weapon that would be able to detect, track, and kill several different incoming enemy missile warheads and decoys with only one counter-missile launch.

Raytheon and Lockheed Martin to design weapon to kill several incoming missile warheads

Raytheon and Lockheed Martin to design weapon to kill several incoming missile warheads

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., 12 Aug. 2015. Two major U.S. defense companies are starting work on developing a ballistic missile defense weapon that would be able to detect, track, and kill several different incoming enemy missile warheads and decoys with only one counter-missile launch.

Are we seeing a renaissance in radiation-hardened space electronics?

Are we seeing a renaissance in radiation-hardened space electronics?

THE MIL & AERO BLOG, 11 Aug. 2015. Microelectronics experts at BAE Systems have achieved the U.S. Department of Defense Qualified Manufacturers List (QML) Level V radiation-hardened certification for the company's next-generation 45-nanometer application specific integrated circuits (ASICs) for use in space applications.

BAE Systems wins certification for radiation-hardened integrated circuits for use in space

BAE Systems wins certification for radiation-hardened integrated circuits for use in space

MANASSAS, Va., 11 Aug. 2015. Microelectronics experts at BAE Systems have achieved the U.S. Department of Defense Qualified Manufacturers List (QML) Level V radiation-hardened certification for the company's next-generation 45-nanometer application specific integrated circuits (ASICs) for use in space applications.

NASA taking proposals for scientific and educational CubeSat missions from 2016 to 2019

NASA taking proposals for scientific and educational CubeSat missions from 2016 to 2019

GREENBELT, Md., 7 Aug. 2015. Space exploration experts at the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) are inviting government researchers, non-profits, and schools to propose tiny satellite CubeSat spacecraft and missions to be scheduled over the next four years.

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